It's so hard when I am away from my babies. When I leave town without them, sure, it's nice to sleep through the night, but I miss my little ones so much. I don't travel much. But a few times a year, I pack up my bags, load up the fridge, and head out of town. When I'm gone, I tend to worry about leaving my husband alone with the kids for a few days. My worry definitely doesn't stem from a lack of trust, because he's great with the kids. I think my worry just stems from wondering if I've left everything he needs to manage the home and the kids while I am gone.
I get wrapped up in all the details of the day-to-day stuff before I leave town, because I feel like the more I do to prepare things, the easier it will be on my husband while I am away. I make sure the refrigerator is loaded. I cook a few meals. I even do all of the laundry and make sure the kids' rooms are clean. But, lately, I've realized that I although my husband appreciates all of the preparation, it may not be what heRead More »from 5 Things Dad Really Needs Before Staying Alone with Baby Overnight